Friday, 27 Sep 2013
It has been revealed recently that Microsoft is working on unifying its Windows Phone Store and Windows Store into a single store that caters to all devices. The updated store is also said to debut when Windows Phone 8.1 and a special Windows 8.1 update are ready for launch in the second quarter of 2014.
In addition to their iPad buyback program, Microsoft will now also offer customers US$200 for their iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 at select retail stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
Google announced today, that Google Play Books for Android, iOS and web, is now available in Singapore. Famous Singaporean books like Riot Green and Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew can now be bought and downloaded from the Google Play Store.
To say that Windows RT has underperformed would be an understatement. Following the discontinuation of the XPS 10, it seems that Dell has joined other tablet makers in ditching Windows RT.
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013
Microsoft today unveiled new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets which come with updated hardware for significantly better performance and longer battery life. And they've a new kickstand design too!
Monday, 23 Sep 2013
Microsoft has announced the retail pricing of Windows 8.1, which is due to arrive starting October 17. In a nutshell, the prices are similar to the retail prices of Windows 8 today.
Friday, 20 Sep 2013
HP has unveiled a suite of consumer PCs, tablets, along with new services and solutions, including (but not limited to) the HP Spectre 13 Ultrabook, HP Pavilion 11 x2 (a 2-in-1 detachable), as well as the HP Slate 7 Extreme tablet.
Thursday, 19 Sep 2013
Wacom has introduced two new professional creative tablets which combine the company's professional pen technology with multi-touch gestures. The Cintiq Companion runs Windows 8 and 8 Pro while the Companion Hybrid runs Android 4.2. The two tablets will be available in November.
Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch and 10.1-inch that will be made available globally from the beginning of June. (Update: The Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1) will be available in Singapore from 21 September.
NVIDIA has unveiled the Tegra Note, which is a 7-inch tablet powered by the Tegra 4 processor. The tablet is priced at US$199 and will be sold through partners like Zotac and Shenzhen Homecare Technology for countries in the Asia Pacific region.